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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Mecodina
Guenée in Boisduval & Guenée, 1852

Mecodina is a genus of moths of the Noctuidae family.


Palpi sickle-shaped, where the second joint reaching vertex of head. Third joint long and naked. Thorax and abdomen smoothly scaled. Mid and hind tibia slightly fringed with hair on outer side. Fore wing with rectangular apex. Areole usually narrow. Hind wings with vein 5 from close to lower angle of cell.[1]



  1. ^ Hampson G. F. (1892). "The Fauna Of British India Including Ceylon And Burma Moths Vol-iii". Digital Library of India. p. 558. Retrieved 4 July 2016. [permanent dead link]